The median annual salary for a Technical Manager was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Manager
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 441 464 363
Rank change year-on-year +23 -101  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 525 566 930
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.58% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.60% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 409 461 749
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,900 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £72,750
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.52% -13.63%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Technical Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Technical Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Manager in the UK

Technical Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Manager.

Salary trend for Technical Manager in the UK

Technical Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Manager over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Manager in the UK

Technical Manager
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +3 488 £58,000 +5.45% 59
London -28 211 £70,000 +16.66% 22
South East +78 106 £52,500 -2.32% 14
West Midlands +1 43 £55,000 +15.78% 1
South West +2 35 £60,000 +60.00% 1
City of London +24 33 £70,000 +12.00% 5
Surrey +46 32 £43,500 -45.62% 1
North West -31 32 £52,500 +10.52% 6
Birmingham +13 30 £60,000 +26.31%
East of England -11 24 £52,500 +10.52% 5
Buckinghamshire +5 21 £52,500 +16.66% 4
Bristol -5 21 £67,500 +35.00%
Manchester -24 21 £52,500 +13.51% 3
East Midlands +25 20 £57,500 +53.33% 4
Berkshire +21 18 £55,000 -9.83% 1
Wales +15 17 £45,000 -5.26%
Scotland +10 15 £60,000 +18.81% 3
Yorkshire 0 15 £32,500 -31.57% 4
South Wales +25 14 £45,000 -5.26%
Oxfordshire +20 13 £81,250 +25.00% 2
Nottingham +6 13 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Nottinghamshire 0 13 £60,000 +60.00% 3
Cambridgeshire -17 12 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Edinburgh +2 11 £60,000 +18.81% 2
Coventry -2 11 £51,402 -6.54%
West Sussex +10 10 £63,750 +8.05% 1
Oxford +17 9 £100,000 +122.22% 1
Milton Keynes -3 9 £47,500 +5.55% 2
North Yorkshire +9 8 £32,500 -31.57%
Cheshire -24 8 £58,750 +17.50% 3

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Technical Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 360 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
2 316 (30.65%) Project Management
3 299 (29.00%) Finance
4 196 (19.01%) Microsoft
5 194 (18.82%) ITIL
6 160 (15.52%) Degree
7 138 (13.39%) Windows
8 123 (11.93%) PRINCE2
9 122 (11.83%) Scrum
10 120 (11.64%) SQL
11 106 (10.28%) .NET
12 101 (9.80%) Java
12 101 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
13 95 (9.21%) QA
14 91 (8.83%) C#
14 91 (8.83%) Service Delivery
15 87 (8.44%) SDLC
16 79 (7.66%) VMware
17 75 (7.27%) Marketing
18 74 (7.18%) Change Management
18 74 (7.18%) Linux
18 74 (7.18%) Data Centre
19 69 (6.69%) Banking
20 67 (6.50%) Cisco
21 65 (6.30%) SQL Server
22 64 (6.21%) Retail
23 63 (6.11%) Telecoms
23 63 (6.11%) Analytics
24 61 (5.92%) IT Strategy
25 60 (5.82%) Mentoring

Technical Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 42 (4.07%) SharePoint
2 26 (2.52%) MS Exchange
3 15 (1.45%) IIS
3 15 (1.45%) SAS
4 14 (1.36%) CMS
5 8 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (0.68%) Confluence
7 6 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (0.58%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (0.48%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.39%) Apache
9 4 (0.39%) Drupal
9 4 (0.39%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.39%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.19%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 48 (4.66%) Microsoft Office
2 45 (4.36%) Microsoft Project
3 20 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (1.36%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.07%) SPSS
6 7 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.097%) Baselight
Business Applications
1 33 (3.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.55%) Exstream
3 8 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.19%) Magento
5 2 (0.19%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.097%) Actimize
6 1 (0.097%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.097%) GoldMine
6 1 (0.097%) Oracle AML
6 1 (0.097%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.097%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 57 (5.53%) SaaS
2 53 (5.14%) Office 365
3 41 (3.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (1.55%) Dynamics 365
6 15 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (1.07%) IaaS
8 4 (0.39%) Amazon CloudSearch
8 4 (0.39%) PaaS
9 3 (0.29%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.19%) AdWords
10 2 (0.19%) GitHub
10 2 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.19%) Yammer
11 1 (0.097%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.097%) FinancialForce.com
11 1 (0.097%) G Suite
11 1 (0.097%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.097%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.097%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 48 (4.66%) Firewall
2 40 (3.88%) WAN
3 37 (3.59%) LAN
4 29 (2.81%) Internet
5 23 (2.23%) FTP
6 21 (2.04%) SAN
7 20 (1.94%) TCP/IP
8 18 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
9 17 (1.65%) DNS
10 16 (1.55%) Network Security
11 13 (1.26%) VoIP
12 11 (1.07%) DHCP
12 11 (1.07%) VPN
13 10 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (0.97%) Wireless
14 9 (0.87%) NetScaler
14 9 (0.87%) VLAN
15 8 (0.78%) SMS
16 7 (0.68%) SSL
16 7 (0.68%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (6.30%) SQL Server
2 57 (5.53%) Big Data
3 18 (1.75%) QlikView
4 17 (1.65%) Relational Database
4 17 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
5 15 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (1.26%) NoSQL
8 11 (1.07%) Data Mining
9 10 (0.97%) Hadoop
10 9 (0.87%) GIS
11 6 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.48%) MySQL
12 5 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (0.39%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.39%) Power BI
13 4 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.39%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 59 (5.72%) JIRA
2 15 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (1.07%) Git (software)
4 10 (0.97%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 9 (0.87%) Maven
6 7 (0.68%) Selenium
7 6 (0.58%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.39%) Ant
8 4 (0.39%) CA Flowdock
8 4 (0.39%) JUnit
8 4 (0.39%) Subversion
8 4 (0.39%) TestDirector
8 4 (0.39%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.29%) HP UFT
9 3 (0.29%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.19%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.19%) JIRA Agile
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.19%) ReSharper
General
1 299 (29.00%) Finance
2 75 (7.27%) Marketing
3 69 (6.69%) Banking
4 64 (6.21%) Retail
5 63 (6.11%) Telecoms
6 32 (3.10%) Financial Institution
7 21 (2.04%) Advertising
8 15 (1.45%) Legal
9 14 (1.36%) Back Office
9 14 (1.36%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.16%) Electronics
10 12 (1.16%) Investment Banking
10 12 (1.16%) Publishing
11 11 (1.07%) Games
12 9 (0.87%) Law
13 6 (0.58%) Automotive
14 4 (0.39%) German Language
15 3 (0.29%) Front Office
15 3 (0.29%) Interactive Media
15 3 (0.29%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (10.28%) .NET
2 39 (3.78%) HTML
3 34 (3.30%) ASP.NET
4 32 (3.10%) Web Services
5 22 (2.13%) XML
6 21 (2.04%) HTML5
7 15 (1.45%) Java EE
8 14 (1.36%) AngularJS
9 13 (1.26%) CSS
10 12 (1.16%) .NET Framework
11 11 (1.07%) Middleware
11 11 (1.07%) SailPoint
12 10 (0.97%) jQuery
13 9 (0.87%) Spring
14 8 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (0.78%) JMS
15 7 (0.68%) Grails
15 7 (0.68%) React
16 6 (0.58%) REST
17 4 (0.39%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 74 (7.18%) Data Centre
2 60 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (4.07%) Management Information System
4 41 (3.98%) User Experience
5 35 (3.39%) Computer Science
6 31 (3.01%) Greenfield Project
7 28 (2.72%) Fintech
8 27 (2.62%) PMI
9 20 (1.94%) Hedge funds
10 17 (1.65%) Social Media
11 13 (1.26%) Mobile App
12 10 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (0.78%) Virtual Team
14 6 (0.58%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.58%) NHS
15 5 (0.48%) Clustering
15 5 (0.48%) Derivative
15 5 (0.48%) Digital Media
15 5 (0.48%) iPad
16 4 (0.39%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 138 (13.39%) Windows
2 74 (7.18%) Linux
3 53 (5.14%) Windows Server
4 45 (4.36%) Unix
5 27 (2.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (1.84%) Solaris
8 18 (1.75%) Windows 7
9 16 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (1.36%) Windows 10
11 8 (0.78%) Android
11 8 (0.78%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.58%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.48%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (0.29%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.097%) AIX
16 1 (0.097%) CentOS
16 1 (0.097%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
2 316 (30.65%) Project Management
3 194 (18.82%) ITIL
4 123 (11.93%) PRINCE2
5 122 (11.83%) Scrum
6 101 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 91 (8.83%) Service Delivery
8 87 (8.44%) SDLC
9 74 (7.18%) Change Management
10 63 (6.11%) Analytics
11 61 (5.92%) IT Strategy
12 60 (5.82%) Mentoring
12 60 (5.82%) Migration
13 59 (5.72%) Waterfall
14 57 (5.53%) Product Management
15 54 (5.24%) CRM
15 54 (5.24%) DevOps
16 43 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
16 43 (4.17%) Line Management
17 42 (4.07%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 120 (11.64%) SQL
2 101 (9.80%) Java
3 91 (8.83%) C#
4 42 (4.07%) JavaScript
5 34 (3.30%) PHP
6 32 (3.10%) Python
7 28 (2.72%) PowerShell
8 23 (2.23%) C
8 23 (2.23%) VB.NET
9 22 (2.13%) C++
10 12 (1.16%) T-SQL
11 9 (0.87%) Scala
12 7 (0.68%) Groovy
13 4 (0.39%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.39%) Ruby
14 3 (0.29%) VB
15 2 (0.19%) CFML
15 2 (0.19%) Go
15 2 (0.19%) R
16 1 (0.097%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 160 (15.52%) Degree
2 40 (3.88%) PMI Certification
3 24 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 23 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 22 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
5 22 (2.13%) PMP
6 21 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (1.94%) CISSP
8 19 (1.84%) CISM
9 18 (1.75%) Master's Degree
10 17 (1.65%) CISA
11 16 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (1.55%) MCSE
11 16 (1.55%) Security Cleared
12 13 (1.26%) ISEB
12 13 (1.26%) SC Cleared
13 12 (1.16%) CCNA
13 12 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 11 (1.07%) GIAC
14 11 (1.07%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (9.21%) QA
2 53 (5.14%) SLA
3 25 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (2.33%) PCI DSS
5 15 (1.45%) EMIR
5 15 (1.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 14 (1.36%) MiFID
6 14 (1.36%) PMO
7 8 (0.78%) Dodd-Frank
8 7 (0.68%) COBIT
9 6 (0.58%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.29%) GDPR
11 2 (0.19%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.097%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.097%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.097%) TickIT
System Software
1 58 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 53 (5.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (2.42%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.39%) vSphere
6 3 (0.29%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.19%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.097%) Docker
8 1 (0.097%) Firmware
8 1 (0.097%) NFS
8 1 (0.097%) vCloud
8 1 (0.097%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 26 (2.52%) SCCM
2 15 (1.45%) WSUS
3 11 (1.07%) Core Impact
3 11 (1.07%) McAfee ePO
3 11 (1.07%) Nessus
3 11 (1.07%) Nexpose
3 11 (1.07%) OpenVAS
3 11 (1.07%) PowerBroker
3 11 (1.07%) QRadar
3 11 (1.07%) RSA Security Analytics
4 6 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (0.39%) SCOM
6 3 (0.29%) Ansible
6 3 (0.29%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.29%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.29%) Puppet
7 2 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 196 (19.01%) Microsoft
2 79 (7.66%) VMware
3 67 (6.50%) Cisco
4 46 (4.46%) Oracle
5 38 (3.69%) HP
6 33 (3.20%) Citrix
7 26 (2.52%) IBM
8 24 (2.33%) SAP
9 17 (1.65%) NetApp
9 17 (1.65%) OpenText
10 14 (1.36%) Palo Alto
10 14 (1.36%) SolarWinds
11 13 (1.26%) Red Hat
12 12 (1.16%) Splunk
12 12 (1.16%) Symantec
13 11 (1.07%) AlienVault
13 11 (1.07%) ArcSight
13 11 (1.07%) Aveksa
13 11 (1.07%) Bomgar
13 11 (1.07%) Qualys
London
Source Technology
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £70-80,000 + Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Hiring People
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum (Plus Shares and Benefits)
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Waterstons
Salary: plus benefits (negotiable subject to experience & proven track record)
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Tiro Partners
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Benefits+Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
FT Select
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Alton, Hampshire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Epiq Systems Ltd
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40 - £90 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £64,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits + Personal Development
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Thebes IT
Posted: 3 days ago
New Malden, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago